The unlikely collector who saved Russian underground art from Stalin

In 2014 the Tate Modern hosted an exhibition of the work of Kazimir Malevich, the Russian modernist artist. The exhibition

Kazimir Malevich  Self Portrait 1908-1910 © State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Kazimir Malevich
Self Portrait 1908-1910
© State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

drew on the Thessaloniki-based Costakis Collection. I wrote an article for Neos Kosmos on the story on George Costakis, the unlikely collector who saved a great deal of Russian underground art.

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